October 14, 2010 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering
UW Campus

First talk in CSE’s Distinguished Lecturer Series:

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft Corporation
“A Conversation with Steve Ballmer”

Bio: Steven A. Ballmer is Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of software for personal and business computing. Ballmer joined Microsoft in 1980 and was the first business manager hired by Bill Gates. Since then, Ballmer’s leadership and passion have become hallmarks of his tenure at the company. Ballmer and the company’s business and technical leaders are focused on continuing Microsoft’s innovation and leadership across the company’s core businesses. Microsoft’s goal is to provide an integrated platform to enable a seamless experience across a wide range of computing and non-PC devices and services. Variously described as ebullient, focused, funny, passionate, sincere, hard-charging and dynamic, Ballmer has infused Microsoft with his own brand of energetic leadership, vision and spirit over the years.

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